Do you love kids and want to help support their wellbeing, learning and development?

The early childhood education and child care industry is a highly rewarding career option for individuals who want to make a positive impact on children’s lives.

MCIE’s child care courses in Melbourne will equip you with the skills you need to work or manage an early childhood education centre (ECEC). In this meaningful career, you will help support children’s learning and development throughout their important early years, using the approved learning framework set by the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

You will work collaboratively to maintain a safe environment for children and young people, and at a higher level, design a curriculum to support children’s early learning.

Our Childcare Course Details

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

CHC30113 – DC3301

Fulfil your dream of inspiring and supporting the holistic learning and development of children in their important early childhood years. Work under direct supervision or autonomously at an early childhood education centre.
Career pathways: Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, Nanny, Playgroup Supervisor, Out of School Hours Care Educator, Kindergarten Assistant.

CHC40113 Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

CHC40113 – DC3401

Learn the skills you will need to design and implement a curriculum within an Out of School Hours Care service, and how to effectively supervise staff.

Career pathways: OSHC coordinator, OSHC assistant, OSHC supervisor, structured play leader, program leader, vacation care supervisor

CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care – Classroom Based

CHC50113 – DC3501

Learn the skills you will need to design and implement a curriculum within an early childhood education centre and care service, and how to effectively supervise staff. This course is classroom-based and includes a requirement to complete 240 hours of practical placement.

Career pathways: Children’s Services Coordinator, Child Development Worker, Centre Manager (ECEC), Children’s Services Director/Manager, Authorised Supervisor, Early Childhood Educator, Children’s Advisor, Educational Leader (ECEC), Team Coordinator.

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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care – Workplace Based

CHC50113 – DW3502

Learn the skills you will need to design and implement a curriculum within an early childhood education centre and care service, and how to effectively supervise staff. Students undertaking this course, work in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector. If the facility they work in supports all aspects of the course they may complete placement within their own workplace. There is a requirement for students in the workplace to complete 240 hours of practical placement.

Career pathways: Children’s Services Coordinator, Child Development Worker, Centre Manager (ECEC), Children’s Services Director/Manager, Authorised Supervisor, Early Childhood Educator, Children’s Advisor, Educational Leader (ECEC), Team Coordinator.

Why Study Your Childcare Course with MCIE?

MCIE offers practical workplace training through child care courses in Melbourne, designed to accelerate your skills and help you gain employment within the childcare.

All of MCIE’s early childhood education and childcare courses are nationally recognised, with strong partnerships with Melbourne and Victorian early childhood care providers.

Join our successful graduates who are now employed within the Australian early childhood education and childcare industry as Early Childhood Educators.